Information submitted by:  Stefani Evans

 

Nicholas Willard HOUSEKEEPER, Civil War, buried Bowman Cemetery, South Bend.  WPA Grave Registration Project: Nicholas Housekeeper born May 25, 1845 in Nowlowse (this should be NEWTOWN), Pennsylvania, died of Pneumonia February 10, 1917.  Grand Army of the Republic, Auten Post., No. 8:    Nicholas Housekeeper enlisted July 13, 1862 Company E, 196th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers; mustered in July 16, 1862; discharged November 17, 1864.  He joined Auten Post GAR May 28, 1886.